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    December 9, 2013
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top stories we are following on this monday, december 9th. as you step outside this morning be prepared for below freezing temperatures. we're live with team coverage. hearings will take place this week in washington, d.c on the fatal plane crash of asiana flight 214 earlier this year at s-f-o. what investigators are now looking into. a big win for the 49ers. as they hang onto a potential playoff spot and save face against one of the best teams in football starting things off here in the weather center. we have erica tracking the number is amboy look at petaluma at 19 degrees. >>erica: yes, really frigid out there but the temperatures have pretty much bottomed out santa rosa at 20 degrees. vallejo you're out the door to 21. we are below freezing and several spots around the bay
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area. that includes the south bay. morgan hill at 27. cavalierly the house at 29. record lows definitely possible. i have more information on that coming up in a few minutes. >>james: we have jack ysabel out there tracking the temperatures. --jakcie sissel.
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then i shot this video north of where i'm at in a bottle. it's not as frost on these cars. it is ice. that is what a lot of people are going to be experiencing especially here in the north bay with temperatures plummeting into the north bay. there are some reports we could see it temperatures in the teens. there is a very day today. today is not the bay are going to be able to read it's been called for the past five or six days. to meet this fills colder than any of those other days. there is no wind. not a cloud and the sky it is cutting through cold.
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>>james: thank-you jackie reporting live from san rafael. >>anny: we are watching for some slick spot on this monday morning. here's a hot spot with dan up. the morning. >>: just past bailey rode we had a multiple car accident. in fact it involves a big rig the three right lanes are shutdown. you can see very long delays. absolutely crawling. bay bridge toll plaza off all lanes are slow here as well. westbound direction we have some hearing lights on. san mateo bridge. same goes for westbound traffic treat you could see we have very slow westbound traffic. the rest of the way to 1013 golden gate bridge looking good. >>james:
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the freezing cold temperatures results in some homeless deaths over the past few nights. at least five homeless people have died over the last two weeks. the most recent death happened behind an empty storefront on village parkway in dublin. police found the body of a man at around 12:30 friday afternoon. many outreach workers we spoke with say they are working hard to steer people into shelters. since november 28th, four homeless men died while out in the cold in santa clara county. three where living in homeless encampments.one in an open air garage.
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the deadly asiana airline jet crash at s-f-o. >>anny: federal investigators to interview dozens of experts and witnesses this week to try to determine what caused the deadly airplane jet crashed at sfo. officials with the national transportation safety board already have named several possible factors in the crash that left three dead and 181 injured. those include problems with the boeing 7-7-7's automatic throttle and communications issues among the cockpit crew of the south korean airline. but even if the board's hearing tuesday and wednesday in d.c., tightens the focus on those factors, many experts already believe human error was to blame. 49ers got a huge victory
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against their rivals the seattle seahawks yesterday. first quarter.there was not much scoring. two phil dawson field from 48. and in the 4th quarter.6 minutes and 20 seconds left to play in the game. the seahawks would get a field goal.and the niners would need a big play.to beat the hawks' narrow lead. and they would get it from frank gore. with a huge run to set up phil dawson's 4th field goal of the day. winning the game over the seahawks at 19-17 this was the second to last regular season game at candlestick park. the 49ers are going to tampa bay next week to take on the buccaneers. >>anny: unrelated lee, police said one person was hit and ahead with a bottle near candlestick park yesterday afternoon. the male victim was hit at a gilman avenue and bill wash away at about 1:30 p.m..
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police say he suffered minor cuts and was treated at the scene by medical personnel, no one was arrested and the incident was being investigated. a human skull, a tissue and other skeletal remains have been found in a northern california park--tennis shoe . the sonoma county sheriff's office as a hiker and his two children spotted the school and shoot in a creek bed in shiloh regional park sunday. deputies plan to continue investigation later today. >>james: south africa prepares for the memorial service of former president nelson mandela. we will take the latest on the memorial plans. president obama and
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first lady michelle obama will leave for south africa to attend mandelas memorial service. those details coming up. ic, snowy weather causes damage to cars canceling flights and trans on the interstate. we will give you a look at weather problems across the country. whatoes at first spooul tte le?
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now to the latest on the worldwide mourning of nelson mandela. yesterday marked the beginning of one week of memorial events honoring the former south african president. flowers and memorabilia have been set up all across south africa. mandela died late thursday at the age of 95 wednesday and thursday, mandela's body will lie in state in pretoria. a state funeral is planned for sunday. president obama and the
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first lady leave today to join the dozens of dignitaries honoring mandela tomorrow in south africa. a south african soccer stadium that holds nearly 100,000, will serve as the backdrop for a national memorial service for the anti-apartheid icon. former presidents george w bush, bill clinton and jimmy carter also expected to attend. george herbert walker bush will be the only living u.s. president not to attend. they will join tens of thousands of mourners at the stadium. a cockroach possessing powers to withstand harsh winter has made itself at home in new york city. home in new york city. ♪ could it be? ♪ no presents beneath the tree? ♪ ♪ wait a minute, now i see ♪ my gifts are above me ♪ that's my kind of holiday
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pretty incredible video. take a look. it looks like an unlucky place to have parked a car in plano, texas. but it didn't happen just once. the sheets of ice and snow on rooftops got so big and heavy, mini avalanches fell to the street. take a look at some of the damage it caused. across the country, the weather caused thousands of flight cancellations. stranded drivers on roadways and unseasonably freezing temperatures. reserve will start to pull
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year. >>mark: slick ice conditions are being blamed for a eight tier--eighth car pileup in kansas city, missouri. witnesses said the driver of a car hit an icy patch, ran into a wall and caused a chain reaction. four people were taken to hospital including a child. no word on their conditions. and take a look at these pictures out of the south. this is arkansas. icy snow it weather spanning from texas to the east coast. more wintry weather expected to resist making it hard on here travelers. more than 1000 flights have already been cancelled today because of the winter storm.
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in winter storm warning is in effect for baltimore and washington d.c. board up to 1/4 inch of ice could accumulate. it is snarling traffic all around the country pripet >>anny: if we have some stranded passengers and the dallas airport at one of them it is our very own the producer fatimah zulkifli. she is joining us now on the phone. any chance of getting home today? >>: i am hoping. i had a fifth scheduled flight at 3:00 p.m. yesterday. that was canceled. i was put on another flight at 8:00 p.m.. that was canceled. there was an earlier flight at 815. full capacity i could not to get on so i'm standing by right now actually to get on
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this next flight. hopefully it from phoenix to connect to sfo. >>james: we are looking at video right now what you are talking critic people just have a blank expressions on their faces. you were at the airport yesterday. are you having to adjust campout? are they putting you in a hotel? >>: some people want to hotels but i stayed here. they provided cots. so people were just spread out. it's like kindergarten all over again >>anny: you're on a flight this afternoon up? you're supposed to be coming back later today? >>: p.s. i'm hoping to get on this 10:00 flight to phoenix and connect to as the fall. hopefully i will be back by four. >>anny: what does the airport would like now? our people upset. set the scene for us this morning.
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>>: it's getting a little better now for the ice is melting so yesterday only three that they were trying to put the passengers were able to get on the flights earlier this week. there were given a priority so they're working in that direction it's a lot better today than it was friday and saturday which i think was the worst because the roads were relieved that grid there was one taxi at one. and the line was incredible. the roads were relieved that. people were trying to stay indoors. there are a lot of power outages so i feel like.
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>>james: hopefully you get on the flight this afternoon and get you back here safe and sound. thank you for taking time out of your day to talk with us. i know it's awfully stressful of their but thank you. let's turn our attention to erica. she's been following the forecast on the national front for it this is stretching he said erica from taxes all the way to the east coast. >>: yes. it's not so bad. this winter storm has pushed its way over to the ohio valley all the way to the mid atlantic. satellite and radar shows plenty of snow. we've seen up to 3 in. and portions of pennsylvania and isolates for baltimore mayor land, new work in delaware where it is a little warmer above freezing. -newark, delaware. as we take a closer look at the travel forecast, we have thousands of flight cancellations. although we think it's pretty frigid. that's nothing compared to what we
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are seeing for the rest of the country. taking a look at afternoon highs. minneapolis and high of one degree. we have several winter storm warnings issued across the entire east coast. that is something we will continue to monitor into the afternoon. here's a look at temperatures right now and the bay area san francisco closer to freezing at westport oakland 35 degrees out the door and oakland in daly city checking and 38 degrees. will not go any lower. we've already kids are morning lows to from this point on looks like temperatures will start to climb for it is to have that for his warning in effect until nine this morning and the national weather service will reissue it tonight. expect temperatures below freezing for most of the bay area. san francisco alone exception for it we hit morning lows between six and seven in the morning print
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was to take a look at the afternoon plenty of sunshine upper forties to low 50s. sunny day 52. upper 40's for vallejo and fairfield at 51 degrees in redwood city 35 later on tonight, it could give very frigid oncetemperatures once agn mainly in the upper thirties across the entire bay area. we have clear skies with that dry cold air mass settling into place. it will see warm weather as we wrap up the work week ahead into the weekend of the we are looking at a 10 percent chance of showers we are in the '60s for your highs under partly cloudy conditions in the next few days. here's the data. >>: and multiple car accident. it involved a big rig as well pripet blocking lanes for well over a half hour. all lanes are moving
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now so the cars involved have been pushed to the right shoulder but we are moving very slowly westbound for. expect a delay from at least a street and that will continue out towards to 42 grid to again look at the bay bridge toll plaza, you could see that things are not a whole lot better than what we are looking at. and very tough ride out of berkeley getting through the macarthur maze and through the toll free at the meeting lights are of course on the street and look at your san mateo bridge westbound 92 very slow. country through the tolls you don't get too much relief heading towards 1013 if 880 to differ stories on traffic moving very well. golden gate bridge moving well for it we will continue to follow the situation on westbound for after the break.
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>>anny: the nation's largest gay rights court group says corporate support for gay and transgendered workers is reaching new corners of the country. the human rights campaign found that more than two-thirds of fortune 500 companies in 90 percent of all large employers it surveyed are now offering a spousal benefits to same-sex domestic partners of their employees. the group's 12th annual corporate quality index also found a record number of businesses adopting policies prohibiting discrimination against transgendered workers and job applicants. >>james: the merger of american airlines and u.s. airways has formed on-and air travel giant larger than the current industry leader united continental holdings. the bill cleared a series of legal hurdles, including an antitrust lawsuit from the justice department. the new company will be called american airlines.
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passengers likely will not see a fax of the merger immediately. they will continue to book flights under the american airlines in u.s. airways brands. ticketing and frequent-flier programs are expected to be combined at the earliest, in 2014. >>anny: black ice on the roads and lafayette. we will have a live report with yoli 1/7 after the break. and the annual stuffed the bus even kicked off yesterday for the san mateo police department. we will tell you which zçzçtó
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>> welcome back the good news is that we have bought out and the temperatures should not drop any further.
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oakland is very chilly right now it is a clear start for most 00 locations but as we head into afternoon it will be sunny skies that will persist. we will see upper 40's and low 50's. we have a freeze warning that is scheduled to go in affect for letter on to my. maligne >> kron4 yoli acevesz is live with the weather. >> here is a live shot i want to show you. you should use caution because of black ice a former rhodes. you should reduce your speed its periods in fact some of the troubled spots were closer
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to the caldecott tunnel. here is video from earlier this morning. it is a little hard to tell because you cannot see black guys it is really just when you hit it that you realize it. this is where reports were coming our people were sliding in just a little bed. it. it was not anything very major but you should be very cautious about that. even though the sun is coming up you still have a lingering effect especially in the shaded areas. there is still a lot of shade out here by highway 24. you want to be very careful even though the sun is coming out because spots are still out here that you could run into black eyes. >> many of us have bemany of yon
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sending in your cold weather pictures. we also have eyes on rooftops. another of yours and a pitcher been smuggled into a giants blanket. we want to know how your weather is on how you are staying warm. you can send them to breaking news @kron4.com >> we are tracking it your traffic as well. >> the good nils the all lanes are cleared and and and the bad news is westbound for pass daily had a big car pileup. there were major injuries involved. a street is normal, but it is slow or.
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it is the same time that you would expect to travel three it was gone for, all the lanes are back over and but this was extremely slow. san jose has slow traffic north on 1 01. there is no fun at all there was an accident that could be blocking lanes. the chp is in route. the bay bridge toll plaza does not have much. the metering lights are on as well. westbound 92 we are same very slow traffic and it remains slow past the toll. >> hundreds of children in san mattel will be getting an extra special visit from santa this christmas. the san mattel shares department traveled miles to pick up cash and toys. santa and his
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team made stops in half moon bay, at the redwood city target, and at bridge. toys r us to pick up the oil business to fill a charter bus. the toys are then stored in a warehouse, and the cash will go towards my more desperate >> we have another day where we begged the tories to make it a wonderful christmas for children who do not get a chance to get this. we give a little bit of our time to make this happen. >> all the toys will be gift wrapped and distributed to over 550 families throughout the san mateo area. send his helpers will be making those deliveries. >> if you want to help some critters here at home. i am shelters in santa clara county are born to lower their adoption fees. as part of their home for the holidays campaign they're
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looking to find more dogs and cats of families of their own. the cole's which normally range from $90 to $120 will be dropped down to just $12 through the years the. the fee covers the spay and neuter cost, microchip, shots, and other costs. >> as you decorate your home for christmas, the consumer product safety commission has several tips to help you avoid an accident. first rule avoid falls by using the proper size of ladder for adding declarations. the cpsc says the falls were the top cause of 50,000 holiday decorating injuries the last year. second live trees need to be kept away from heat sources and watered every day. to prevent fires, the agency says the tree should throughout holiday light
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sets that have broken stockists. put candles where children or pets cannot reach them. always use of extinguish candles before you go always extinguish candles before you go to bed, leave the room, or leave the house. >> we will be right back. i love watching tv outside.
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>> and welcome back. the time is 7:39 a.m.. major league baseball's all lawyers say that in a court filing that the oakland athletics' request is to move to san jose was actually in june by turnedbud selig. that decision just coming to light in a statement that was filed friday in the u.s. district court in san jose. mlb define san jose and the serbs and santa clara county as the executive territory of the san francisco giants. the city of san jose in its suit accused mlb of conspiring to stop the teens
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proposal to move to a planned a ball park in downtown san jose. the judge has now allowed san jose to pursue allegations of contract interference. >> the country's largest professional wrestling event is coming to santa clara in 2015, along with thousands of wrestling fans from around the world. santa clara mayor jamie matthews and the sampras's go 49ers are set to hold a news conference tomorrow morning to announce it. word is that this event is grasso many as 31, an event that draws and fans from ron the country and even around the world. that could bring 60,000 wrestling fans to the bay area in the spring of 2015, as well as generating tens of thousands for the economy. >> you will not want to miss
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sports night which is hosted by gary radnich. it was also featured gary's radio partner larry krueger. this is a brand new show here on kron4 spread we will have live the debates and interviews. the show will premiere thursday night at 9:00 p.m.. >> we will be right back.
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>> on welcome back. we are
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tracking a another cold morning. >> earlier this morning we drop down into the teens in petaluma. we have plenty of low 20s but now we have bottomed out and the temperatures are not set to drop any more. it is very frigid at 21 degrees out the door. it is a little cooler closer to the west porto area. we have actually seen some of the coldest on readings but we still have the freeze on and on till 9:00 a.m. this morning pripet the national weather service is scheduled to reissue the freeze warning tonight into tomorrow. this will impact mostly everyone to keep them on the coldest readings are between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. this morning. i want to break down your afternoon high, the winds will increase.
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fremont is at 49 degrees. los gatos will have a high of 49 and also for alta mott valid. we will see very similar readings. 49 degrees for castro valley. low 50's for downtown san francisco and upper 40's for berkeley. we will keep clear skies around but the dryer air mass will settle land. the results as a warmer weather is coming. >> we're back in the upper 50s but by the middle of this week we will be back into the 60 degree territory. it is a 10% chance for showers friday into sunday but we also may have snow in the sierra. >> westbound 4 is still a hot spot. all lanes on was kron4 are very heavy bidding
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pass this accident righted bailey. there were about five cars involved. people have been transported to hospital. once you are on interstate 80 this is where the backup will come. it is just absolute crawling at the toll plaza. all of them are very heavy getting into san francisco. it does not look like the metering lights will be turned off anytime soon. westbound 92 is very heavy and your back up to the 880. the golden gate bridge is still in good shape and bart is still one time. >> gary radnich is now on to join us with sports. >> how're you fillineeling?
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>> i spent a few days and the hospital. i will not go into detail but i had some type of infection. i just started being hauled a sudden. my temperature was really high. >> someone told me the other ratings were good. >> they just announced it to joe tory or have been inducted into the hall of fame. >> this is good for him. >> this has to bear a record, the first time three managers going in. >> that is really great nils. anybody else? >> no, that is all that i heard. >> when you get to know someone, it makes it more fun. >> we interviewed him a
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couple of times. >> he made his home here after he retired. >> he is one of those guys that are lucky enough to go out on top. he won zero world series would say lows and then he retired. >> that is really good nils. >> what a weekend. it was so cold out pripe. yesterday was oe of the best nfl weekends ever. >> i was watching this on one of those nfl read his own channels. >> i do not have the right tv. you have to pay too much for that package. >> i can i get comcast. they
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do not come out to my area. >> basically, i think it was a mistake for a game for the 49ers. >> when you think about this, that one, seattle is good but i did not get the feeling one way or another that is what defines something for them. the 49ers are just a number of teams that are trying to get to the playoffs. >> it may come down to the final game of the season with the cardinals of who will get that playoff spot. >> i still think the 49ers are a playoff team. who knows. they're pretty good and arizona, there just one game back from us. >> the raiders--they pulled him in the first quarter and a put the other quarterback in. the announce as were
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very excited. >> are you a jets fan? >> i used to be. but i'm not leaning towards the raiders. >> good for you. it is wants to be an 11 straight losing season. you can say that they did this or that but the bottom-line they're just not that good. >> this was their 13th straight loss. does that mean anything? >> that means said they should not travel. >> thankfully, you could've changed for channel and watch the game with the philadelphia eagles and the detroit lions. >> they just could not keep but with them. they were running in 6 in. of snow. for >> some people so they just loved it when it snows.
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>> there were some huge runs, 34 points in the fourth quarter. >> i just do not like the outcome determined by the weather. >> well, that is what they're same will happen with the super bowl. >> i always laugh when i see this. they use that have the college football games and he stated that he would last about in the rain unless is one of my children. so we would go to the game and it's started to sprinkle and he said that we had to go. we would say, that-that's he stated that he will only set out and rent for jesus. >> the minnesota, and baltimore dame pripeand in
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>> a red zone and channel showed show every game, it was just unbelievable just going back and forth. the elements were not that hot but that is why these guys on that money. when you can play in a 15 degree temperature, i do not care what they say. >> there were 98 touchdowns with this weather. we also had him have a field goal 64 yds in denver. >> guess i will come over to your house next week to watch the game. >> you're sure welcome. >> it was and not just this, it made it. >> i think those guys-census
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is the new guy. >> we will catch your new show this thursday night at 9:00 p.m.. >> we will be right back.
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>> code we are getting you in the holiday spirit with another kron for special, amazing holiday lights. kron4 is amazing holiday lights, this friday night december 13th at 9:00 p.m. right after the kron 4 news at 8:00 p.m.. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. freezing temperatures are hitting the
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bay area all across the country. we will give you the latest. >> then ntsb is preparing for a hearing of the asiana crash at sfo. we will have for a hearing of the asiana crash at sfo. we will have detaitell me you can't wa for chrimas. and you appreciate the things do. tell me you love m even if you say it every d. just tell me [ female announcer ] everyone you love has somethin they need to hear this holay. tell the with a hallmark rd.
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>> the top stories that we are following on this monday, december 9th. it is cold outside issues step outside this morning you should be prepared. we have looked team coverage live. >> we are tracking the numbers this morning. >> the temperatures are down in the low 20s at right now. vallejo was coming in at 21 degrees. san francisco is fairly mild at 40 degrees. we still have the freeze warnings and affect. we was a perhaps upper 40's,
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low 50's. later on to my into tomorrow the freeze warning will be issued for most of us. past that, we have a gradual warming trend. i will have full details of what to expect coming up. >> we are continuing our team coverage of the freezing temperatures with kron4 jackie sissel he is live in san rafael. maligned you are right, it fails colder and we have been going through this cold snap but for some reason-as here is a video that i shot earlier, this is north of where i met. you can see all was said it car lot. that is not frost, that is ice. this
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is something that i noticed when i went out to the band at 3:00 a.m.. there was a stick layer of ice. i am sure that other people are dealing with this. they're also predictions set the temperatures could did until below teens. a lot of people are waking up to a frozen pipes. they may not have water. this is definitely cold outside. it fails colder this morning that and has any government. not a head of the wind is outside. >> sforza if you have a cold weather pictures you can send men. >> we have a very long day ahead there is a problem where we have an enormous impact up. we are back up to almost highway 4. once she
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did to the toll plaza of this is what you will get come of the metering lights are still on. the san mateo bridge has been heavy and westbound and particular threa. the eastbound traffic is looking good. bart is on time. >> the record lows that way have seen has been deadly pripet l.a.'s five homeless people have died over the past two weeks. the most recent death happened behind an empty storefronts. police from the body of the man around 12:30 p.m. friday after know. they're investigating the possibility that it was due to exposure. many are rich workers around the bay are included in san francisco are working hard to steer people into shelters. the
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>> we are out trying to make people go to shelters. >> since november 28th, four homeless men died while out in the cold in santa clara county. three were living in homeless encampments, one and an open air gripes. >> federal investigators will interviewed dozens of experts and witnesses this week, to try to determine what caused the deadly asiana airlines jet crashed sfo. officials with the national transportation safety board already has named several possible factors. this may include problems with the boeing 777 automatic throttle and communication issues among the cockpit crew many experts already believe that human error was to blame. >> a human skull, a tissue
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and other unskilled told remains have been found in a northern california park. the sonoma county sheriff's office as a hiker and destroyed and spotted the skull and the shoe in a creek. deputies plan to continue investigating this. maligned police say that one person >> police said one person was hit in the head with a bottle near candlestick park yesterday afternoon. the male victim was hit and gilman avenue and bill walsh way at 1:30 p.m.. police said that he suffered minor cuts and was treated at the scene. >> in national nils. the latest on the world wide morning of nelson mandela of. yesterday marked the beginning of one week of memorial even as i ran the former south african presidents. flowers and
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memorabilia have been set up all across south africa. mandela died last thursday at the age of 95. when stand thursday, mandela's by will be laid to rest. >> president obama and the first lady left to this morning to join dozens of dignitaries were honoring mandela tomorrow in south africa. a south african soccer stadium will hold nearly 100,000 will serve as the of the new for the national memorial service. , president george w. bush, bill clinton and jimmy carter also expected to attend. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. we will have a baseball hall of fame coaches announced. >> a honeymoon that turned into a nightmare. we also will give you updates on the bad weather in texas.
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>> welcome back. we are watching on wall street. the dow is up by 14 points. we climbed back above this on friday pripet there are new news on hiring. we saw the unemployment rate dipped down to 7%. there are new gains. this is breaking a five day losing streak. we lost over 300 points dating back to about 250. >> there are reports out
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today is suggesting that the federal reserve will start to pull back on their mass of economic stimulus program early next year. if the fed has been buying 85 billion and bonds each month to try to keep interest rates low. a recent survey by the national association of business economists said the 62% of their forecasters expect the fed to pull back out of the program for the first quarter of 2014. another 30 percent think that the fed will start to reduce the bond mine in the second quarter. >> liven the weather center we have plenty of sun. we're still dealing with the temperatures below freezing i will talk about just how cold it gets when we return.
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>> look at what is happening across the rest of the nation. it looks like an un of lucky place to have parked a car and plano, texas. the sheets of ice and snow on rooftops out so big
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and heavy, that many avalanches fell to the street. across the country, the weather caused thousands of flight cancellations and stranded drivers on roadways. >> and winter is storm let parts of texas in a deep freeze. this created big headaches for air travelers try to fly out of dallas, fort worth international airport. ed lavandrdera reports. >> i know it is for all or safety. >> he posted the videos about his miss adventure. he waited and he amused hisself by amusing other travelers were stuck. maligne >> i do not like this place.
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>> so you're saying this is not or your left? maligned yes. >> about 90% of the flights were canceled. >> these newlyweds were on their honeymoon and tried to go to cancun mexico when this kron but them. they are a long way from this honeymoon. >> some or even lucky to get help. >> the cancellations continued what airport workers provided the with food and water. they're also of brought in some entertainment. >> the temperature was above freezing for about five hours. this was because the crews had to clear eyes. >> forecasters are expecting things to warm up in dallas. they are projecting a high of 36 degrees today and 40 degrees for tomorrow.
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temperatures are expected to be near 50 degrees later in the week. >> slick, icy conditions are been blamed for a eight car pileup and kansas city, missouri. witnesses said the driver of a car hit an icy patch, ran into a wall and cost the chain reaction. >> take a look get these pictures out of this house, and this is arkansas. the icy, whether it's band from texas to the east coast. more wintry weather is expected to persist to make it harder for travelers. more than one clause implies have already been cancelled today. >> we can consider ourselves lucky because the temperatures are down. we do have that much as storm warnings and affect. perhaps, a quarter inch of expected for places like baltimore, maryland and
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delaware this winter storm is actually bringing has of is whether from ohio ballet. across the eastern seaboard we may see mainly snow. it looks like a rain makes as we head into the south. this includes washington d.c., virginia and also 50,000 customers without power in washington along. this storm, we will continue to monitor this. we're in very good shape with a high of one degree in minneapolis. we are talking active weather but the temperatures are a lot cooler than here in the bay. i guess we are lucky. >> 21 degrees out the door for santa rosa perry ed for the next 45 minutes we have the freeze warning in effect and then they will be
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reissued letter on to my. you can expect one more morning of temperatures below freezing. pratt afternoon high, is mainly under sunny skies. the forecast looks like this, the temperatures are going to be below zero. we will see a little bit of a warming trend approach in the middle of this week. the 7 day around the bay shows the warming trend where we are back in the upper 50s by the middle of next week. 60's, that is something to celebrate. there's a 10% chance for showers. the morning lows will be out of the 30's. >> the time is 8:18 a.m.. >> we have very slow traffic on 11 coming out of san bruno. it really is not letting up. you can actually look at 101 and see very
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slow traffic. this is starting to get heavy at the 880 interchange. this slow traffic will not let up until you reach 84. interstate 80, westbound you can see slow traffic which is backed up. we are seeing some signs of improvement of the metering lights are still long. in the meantime, san mattel has had a village rough ride. it remains sluggish across the span. one of one, the golden gate bridge is looking good. >> jury selection is corn to get underway today in the murder trial of a newly wed and bright. she is accused of pushing her husband to his desk in the glacier national park just days after they were married. jordan graham has pleaded
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not guilty to charges of first-degree murder, second- degree murder and making false statements to authorities. prosecutors say that the 22 year-old gramm and a 25 year-old johnson had been married for eight days when they argued. federal prosecutors will attempt to convince jurors that gramm and deliberately puts johnson to his death. >> after a new york commuter train derailed killing four people, to federal lawyers want the train to be outfitted with cameras. this is video of the derailment from last sunday. the national transportation safety board has also suggested the cameras. thoreau wrote administration has not immediately respond to the messages. alloy your and the union leader for the derailed train's engineer have said that he briefly not off or experienced eight
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days at the controls. more than 60 people were injured. >> a cockroach possessing powers to withstand harsh winters has made itself to new york city. workers university biologist says of the species is well documented and asia but was never confront in the united states until now. the newcomer was first spotted in new york in 2012. the scientists say what it is too soon to predict the impact, there's probably little cause for concern. >> samisen diego mayor boformerr bob filner will be sentenced today on felony and misdemeanor charges. he pleaded guilty in october to charges related to placing a
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woman in a head lock, kissing a man and woman in grabbing the box of a third. in a plea agreement, prosecutors said they will recommend that he did three months of home confinement and three years of probation. the 71 year-old democrat left office august 30th. >> we will be right back. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor.
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>> welcome back. eight major tech giants, many from the bay area, have called for tighter controls on government surveillance. the companies, including google, facebook and twitter are joining forces to argue that there should be reforms in the way that the united states snoops on people. they issued an open letter to the president saying that while government has a duty to protect citizens, recent revelations have highlighted the urgent need to reform the surveillance practices. the letter follows information leaked by former national security agency contract for edward snowden, who leaked details of the secret programs. >> the nation's largest gay rights group says that
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corporate support for gay and trans and gender workers is reaching new course in the country. the a human- rights campaigner, but more than two-thirds of fortune 500 companies and 90% all the large employers its survey are not offering spousal benefits to the same sex the domestic partners. the group's 12th and will corporate quality index also found a record number of business is adopting the policy prohibiting discrimination against trans gender workers in job applications. >> the merger of american airlines and u.s. air ways has formed an air travel giant larger than the current industry leader, denied continental holdings. the new company will be called american airlines. passengers likely will not see this merger e. neely. ticketing and frequent flyer programs are expected to be combined. >> watching gas prices this
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morning. and the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is up 3¢. according to aaa fuel gauge, the national average is three us and 23¢. here in california we are seen as state average of $3.59. >> we will be right back. [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, yum! wow! yay!
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>> welcome back. we will start with an update of the forecast. and >> we are officially out of the teens, the temperatures are climbing. upper 30 is currently in oakland. mid 30's right now in livermore.
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some bell is still up the freezing mark. it is still very frigid outside. we still have the freeze warning in effect for the next 30 minutes. it will go back into affect ledger run to mike and stretched into tomorrow. we have one more morning with the temperatures way below freezing. this includes most of the bay area with the exception of san francisco. >> it will be a beautiful day but will only reduce the upper '30's and 50's. oakland will have a high of 52 degrees. 48 degrees for fairfield. a letter on to mind, its drive back down to the upper '30's and i will talk about just how cold it is expected to get coming up. >> happening right now, on
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the road, black eyes. is something that you will want to keep your eye out for this morning. kron4 yoli aceves has more. >> spots like this i do not think you will have to worry about. you still might run into this when it comes to some of the shaded areas. from what i understand and assess some of the spots that had black eyes, it looked like it was a pulp. some people were reported that they lost control of their cars because of this. this is something for you to be aware of. you should just
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be careful. it should get better as the day goes on. maligne >> many of you have been sending in some great pictures. here is a of your in napa but what the water froze and. and you're all so said an aide pitcher of their critter and tried to keep warm in a blanket we want to see what it looks like in your community. send us your photos to breaking news a@kron4.com >> it has been a really tough time. westbound 80 coming from highway 4 is still have been delays. we
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also have slow traffic on westbound 580 into oakland. northbound 880 has also had a problem. there was a major accident that was blocking lanes. southbound 101, we are still waiting for this to unwind. it continues to be slow but after that--the bay bridge toll plaza is still backed up and the middle and lights remain on for now. >> a quick look at the san mattel bridge, >> new developments out of a ukraine , a spokesperson for the opposition sestet its headquarters in kiev have been storm by government forces. this is video of
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protesters at tearing down a statue. we're also hearing that thousands of riot police in full gear have moved into the center pripet there is an estimated 100,000 opposition activists that have been occupied city administration building pripet ukraine's president has faced weeks of protests after decided to freeze ties with the 28 nation european union and, instead, and ties with russia. further raising fears that violence could break out. >> in other news, defense secretary chuck hagel is in pakistan today for meetings with prime minister and nawaz sharif. he is exploring ways to address
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common threads and help promote the stability of afghanistan. >> the cold is causing a lot of problems for the homeless. so far, four people have died in the south bay. facilities are expanding best to accommodate the homeless. kron4 terisa estacio has more from san jose. in response to the people that died, people that run shelters in santa clara county's stated that they're going that adds 375 additional beds to help people stay warm. some of them are even going to remain open for 24 hours. >> coming up we will talk to some of the officials there run these areas. here in san
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jose, tersa estacio. >> hundreds of children in san mattel will be getting an extra special visit from santa of this christmas. the san mattel sheriff's department traveled miles to pick up cash and toys. they're born to stop in half moon bay, at the redwood city target and at the bridge. toys r us to pick up donations to fill a charter bus. the toys are then going to be stored in warehouses and the cash will go towards buying more gives. >> all the toys will be gift wrapped and distributed to
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oversee 550 families across san mateo county. >> if you want to help some critters. home. animal shelters in santa clara county are going to lower their adoption fees. as part of their home for holidays campaign there are looking to find homes for dogs and cats. the cost which normally range from $90 to $120 will be drawn down to just $12 through new year's eve. >> as you decorate a home for christmas, the consumer product safety commission has several tips to help you avoid accidents. first row, of what falls by using the proper size a ladder and had and decorations second, of live trees need to be kept away from heat source and water every day. to prevent fires, the agency says that you should throw out holiday lights that have broken sought its. put candles or
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children or pets cannot reach them. always an extinguish candles before you go to bed, leave the room, or leave your house. >> coming up on the kron4 morning nils. will have 49ers highlights. >> a man falls asleep on enplane and wakes up alone. we will have details on how he got locked inside of the plane. >> " also have the tech plane. >> " also have the tech report coming up. ^
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>>anny: welcome back. a trip from louisiana to california took a bizarre turn during a connection in houston. tom wagner says he fell asleep on an express jet flight filled with passengers, but when he woke up he was a lot of long, locked inside. wagner remembered, he took off his hat after boarding the flight in lafayette and does--dozed off and his window seat near the back of the airplane. he said he woke up to a cold pitch black cabin in houston thought he was dreaming when he made a frantic call to his girlfriend. she thought he was joking. about a half- hour later, workers boarded the aircraft and were stunned to find a lone passenger. expressed jet issued a
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statement saying the apologize for what happened and the inconvenience it has caused the passengers. wagner says he did not get a refund for his flight. but that the airline put him up in a hotel and gave him a $250 voucher. and very good story to tell for the rest of his life. the kron4 morning news returns after this break 3 here's the live look outside and the bay bridge toll plaza. if it's a we have clear skies but again on another cold start your monday morning. we have your tech report when we come back for hi.
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it's easy to spend countless hours on line watching cat videos but not so easy to get motivated to stay fit. now of toys once the kids outside by putting a fun new spin on classics twice. >>: one toy company is trying to recapture the magic with gadgets that get your kids off the couch and
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up and around. with so many distractions online, sometimes it's hard to get motivated to go outside but a toy company is looking for fun ways to keep kids healthy. >>: get them off the couch and away from the television set and just have fun and be creative and be kids again. >>: neil space is putting a new spin on classics. --neo space. >>: instead of going for a run how about trying an airlock. --air walk. >>: you can use it on any hiking trail. >>: i like it because i'm exercising without me knowing. >>: remember the pogo stick to rid >>: of the jackhammer post it is an extreme pogo stick. you can get a higher amount than the standard posted and
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it can even do flips and a lot of tricks. >>: that's fun. >>: instead of your basic a jump rope now we have a product that uses kinetic energy so every time a child jumps it will light up. >>: a counter shows you how you are doing. >>: one, too, liftoff. >>: shoot through the room with rockets. >>: because it's from it will cause any damage predicted be used indoors or outdoors and it won't hurt a child if it falls down. >>: i had a blast on these toys. so did the kids just to be safe you should probably wear a helmet for it if you want to learn more about them you can go to the website. it's the techreport.tv. im rich demuro. >>darya: lets get too caught
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up with a forecast. the morning erica. >>erica: opera 20 is live in the house and san jose and bundled up and away san francisco is not as cold as the rest at 38 degrees. for the next 15 minutes we do have this for his warning in effect and the national weather service will be issued at 10:00 at night. we will have just one more round of subfreezing temperatures and then it looks like we are in store for a little bit of a warming trend. upper '40's low 50s as we head into the afternoon. low 50s today for downtown san francisco. upper forties expected in livermore. we do have clear skies, however, we do have that dry air cooler air mass settlement and to place but again, if it looks like by the end of the week will see of the '50s for most of us and perhaps some 60s transitioning into the weekend. you'll see exactly that of your 7 day around the bay forecast. taking a look at your morning lows
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upper 40's for our call this box. a chance for showers and 10 to 20 percent chance of relief friday through sunday but at least we do have a warmer weather on the way. time right now is a 48. good morning dan. >>: the morning erica north bound 101 backed up from the 28680 interchange past the 880 interchange. it really doesn't let up until you get to 84 woodside. south on traffic is also slow between highway 92 and highway 84. bay bridge toll plaza still waiting for the meeting like to turn off. --metering lights. your westbound ride is still back up to 880 of the san mateo bridge into the toes.
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>>mark: thanks dan. 49ers got a huge victory against their rivals to the seattle seahawks first quarter, there was not much going for it to phil dawson field goals and one from 28 another from 48. and in the fourth quarter, six minutes and 20 seconds left to play in the game. the seahawks would get a field goal and the niners would need a big play to beat the hawks narrow lead for it and they would get it from frank corporate with a huge 51 yd run to set up phil dawson's fourth field goal of the day. winning the game over the seahawks and 19-17. this was the second to last regular-season game at candlestick park. the 49ers are going to tampa bay next week to take on the buccaneers.
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and it didn't look good for the raiders. a raiders rookie quarterback matt m cgloin, was pulled in favor of terrell prior after just four pass attempts only to put him back and the first quarter. --terrelle pryor. market king from his own end zone of punt is blocked and antonio, recovers for the touchdown given the chance the 20-3 lead. marcel reece, delivered a big time. the 63 are to open the third quarter to make it 20-10. but the raiders go down 37- 27 chance. this is a raiders 13th straight loss and the eastern time zone.
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major league baseball's lawyer say in a court filing that the oakland athletics' request to move to san jose was actually turned out in june by commissioner bud selig. that decision does come to light in a statement filed friday in the u.s. district court in san jose part of a lawsuit filed by the city against the major league baseball. it says " major league baseball denied the athletics relocation request on june 17th to one day before this lawsuit was filed. " on that date, that commissioner selig formally noticed that judge notified the athletics on a ship that he was not satisfied with the club's relocation proposal. " major league baseball defined san jose and its suburbs in santa clara county as the exclusive territory of the san francisco giants. the city of san jose is in its suit accused major league
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baseball of conspiring to stop the team's proposal to move to a planned ball park in downtown san jose. the judge has allowed san jose to pursue allegations of contract interference. [uncle]this is hopscotch,okay?
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it is cold. top stories we are following on this monday, december 9th. it's very cold outside. as you step outside this morning be prepared for * below freezing temperatures. we're live with team starting things off here in the weather center. looks like you see a slight warm up by a understand erica? >>erica: absolutely. but it
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has been called. sitting pretty close to 30 now and petaluma. thirty out the door and concord. temperatures along the east bay shoreline are currently in the forties. we will continue to see temperatures climb slowly but surely. plenty of sunshine expected as we head into the afternoon. the national weather service will treat issue a freeze warning to the clock and i stretching into tomorrow morning. temperatures passed separate with warmer weather on the way. in fact i think will squeeze in some 50s as we head into the weekend. your 7 day around the bay coming up at 915. >>anny:continuing our team coverage of the freezing temperatures with kron four's jackie sissel. he's live in san rafael. jackie how cold is it there? >>: jackie hits 33 degrees right now. here at a car
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dealership. that's not frost. that is a layer of thick ice on those cars. in fact this morning when i went out to the band at 3:00 this morning it was a large think of ice on the windshield that we had to scrape off. i'm sure a lot of people have experienced the same thing. if you're somebody who would normally soak the fire don't do it because today is spare and the air day. and it is in full effect. there is not a cloud and the sky and not a hint of wind. it is starting to heat up but we are still hovering right here at freezing. it's still very cold up here.
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>>anny: will lease we are out of the twenties. so when a little bit of improvement. >>mark: the bay has been seeing thermometers drop to record lows over recent nights.with deadly results. at least five homeless people have died over the past two weeks. the most recent death happened behind an empty storefront on village parkway in dublin. police found the body of the man at around 12:30 friday afternoon. while the alameda county coroner hasn't determined a cause of death. they are investigating the possibility that it was due to exposure. many outreach workers around the bay area including san francisco are working hard to steer people into shelters. also those who live on the street are being checked
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on. since november 28th, four homeless men died while out in the cold in santa clara county. three where living in homeless encampments.one in an open air garage. let's get a check with the traffic. high dam. >>: less check the san mateo bridge. seen some improvement here finally backed up to industrial. what you're through the tolls you'll see some daylight and then it will slow as to start approaching the high rise. golden gate bridge is in good shape. and bart is on time. >>anny:federal investigators will interview dozens of experts and witnesses this week, to try to determine what caused the deadly asiana airline jet crash at s-f-o. officials with the national transportation safety board already have named several possible factors in the july crash that left three dead and 181 injured. those include problems with the boeing 7-7-7's automatic throttle and communications issues among the cockpit crew of the south korean airline.
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but even if the board's hearing tuesday and wednesday in d.c., tightens the focus on those factors, many experts already believe human error was to blame. a human skull, a tennis shoe and other skeletal remains have been found in a northern california park. the sonoma county sheriff's office says a hiker and his two children spotted the skull and shoe in a creek bed in shiloh regional park sunday. deputies plan to continue investigating later today. 49ers got a huge victory against their rivals the seattle seahawks yesterday. first quarter.there was not much scoring. two phil dawson field goals.one from 28.another from 48. and in the 4th quarter.6 minutes and 20 seconds left to play in the game. the seahawks would get a field goal.and the niners would need a big play.to
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beat the hawks' narrow lead. and they would get it from frank gore. with a huge 51 yard run to set up phil dawson's 4th field goal of the day. winning the game over the seahawks at 19-17 this was the second to last regular season game at candlestick park. the 49ers are going to tampa bay next week to take on the buccaneers. >>erica: thank you james. andunrelatedly, police say one person was hit in the head with a bottle near candlestick park yesterday afternoon. the male victim was hit at gillman avenue and bill walsh way at about 1:30 p.m. police say he suffered minor cuts and was treated at the scene by medical personnel, no one was arrested and the incident was being investigated. coming up on kron 4 morning news. a newlywed bride is on trial, accused of
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pushing her husband to his death in a national park. we'll have that story for you. and we'll tell you how the legacy of nelson mandela is being remembered this week. when the kron four morning news continues. jury selection gets underway today in the murder trial of a newlywed bride accused of pushing her husband to his death in glacier national park just days after their wedding.
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jordan graham has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder, second-degree murder and making a false statement to authorities in the death of cody johnson. prosecutors say that the 22-year-old graham and the 25-year-old johnson had been married for eight days when they argued over her
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doubts about the marriage. federal prosecutors will attempt to convince jurors that graham deliberately pushed johnson to his death now to the latest on the worldwide mourning of nelson mandela. yesterday marked the beginning of one week of memorial events honoring the former south african president. flowers and memorabilia have been set up all acrossh africa. mandela died late thursday at the age of 95 wednesday and thursday, mandela's body will lie in state in pretoria. a state funeral is planned for sunday. president obama and the first lady leave today to join the dozens of dignitaries honoring mandela tomorrow in south africa. a south african soccer stadium that holds nearly 100,000, will serve as the backdrop for a national memorial service for the anti-apartheid icon. former presidents george w bush, bill clinton and jimmy carter also expected to attend. george herbert walker bush will be the only
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living u.s. president not to attend. they will join tens of thousands of mourners at the stadium.
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welcome back. what have ride over to the traffic center with the band. >>: today we have a new problem along the peninsula that threatens to slow down the san mateo bridge there recently has started to clear up in the westbound direction but now an accident north bound 101 at wahl stand. man of major injuries. i bring that to you on our next report. in the meantime, golden gate bridge looking good in both directions as well as march. >>anny: out to get from here. >>erica: clear conditions not only here at the san mateo bridge but around the entire bay area. as for temperatures, we are slowly starting to warm things up concord to date 38, 41 for san francisco. afternoon highs will be and the upper
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'40's low 50s. 52 degrees and oakland. upper 40's and fremont 3 the low 50s and downtown san jose really just one more day of subfreezing temperatures and of course this includes most of us with the coldest reading expected a 26 and 7 in the morning. bundle up once again. it won't be surprised if we get some record lows. we have some freezing fog to deal with. expect a high of 24 and it looks like a low bid of a warming trend over the next several days. his 7 day around the bay forecast really highlights gradually warmer weather here in the bay area. we'll get the upper 50s and by the end of the workweek 60s into the weekend. inland lows on the
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following end to the 30's and 40's inside the bay. >>mark: like an arm winners and losers on wall street with rob black. >>: blue tooth and tied into your phone for it in looks like a gps technology walk into an apple store. if you walk past the statue of roberto nacre and you will see that was the greatest mexican player little league of all time. the ramifications are pretty huge. on top of that apple has tried tunes, creed they
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know how much is spent a note your accounts. >>: so this works better than at 0 maps do. >>: we talk about mcdonald's. quite a warm up the stock up has had. as of late not doing well. >>: not loving it. what's interesting is there some in the trans. . he doesn't like their frozen or their sugary soda us. that have some heads for and what a small base salads wraps but nothing's really sticking.
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it is massively underperforming that's 7500. they're struggling to stay relevant with millennial. amylin else can change everything. >>: this is a genius to both. the stock price appreciation today along. i
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like the deal to say the least. >>: the s&p 55 will be pulling out of the high and mortgage business. is this going to be a problem argued that private lenders will step up for higher mortgages. >>: they are cutting back and this hurts the bay area without much they're going to be of a long out of the gates. to most of america, they don't fillets. to parts of san francisco that a fresh home. and makes things a little bit more expensive. i don't like fannie mae and fhp faa potentially getting out of the housing business.
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i like the government involved. i now saw as contradictory as of may. >>: if you leave it up to the private sector for people will not kill loans ever. thanks rob.
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a new survey from the associated press finds one in 5 americans become rich for parts of their lives. the group is made up largely of older professionals, working married couples and more educated singles. many of them earn a household income of $250,000 or more at some point. they are liberal on issues like abortion and same sex marriage, but they are also wary of any government role in closing the income gap. experts say these people see affluence as very attainable, even if the dream has become more
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the merger of american airlines and us airways has formed an air travel giant larger than the current industry leader,united continental holdings.-- the deal cleared a series of legal hurdles, including an antitrust lawsuit from the justice department. the new company will be called american airlines. passengers likely will not see effects of the merger immediately. they will continue to book flights under the american airlines and us airways brands. ticketing and frequent flier programs are expected to be combined, at the earliest, in 2014.
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eight major tech giants, many from the bay area, have called for tighter controls on government surveillance. the companies, including google, facebook and twitter are joining forces to argue there should be reforms in the way the united states snoops on people. they issued an open letter to president barack obama, saying that while governments have a duty to protect citizens, recent revelations have "highlighted the urgent need to reform government surveillance practices worldwide."
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the letter follow revelations by former national security agency contractor edward snowden, who leaked details of the secret programs that critics say violate privacy rights. the nation's largest gay rights group says corporate support for gay and transgender workers is reaching new corners of the country. the human rights campaign found that more than two- thirds of fortune 500 companies and 90 percent of all the large employers it surveyed are now offering spousal benefits to the same-sex domestic partners of their employees. the group's 12th annual corporate equality index also found a record number of businesses adopting policies prohibiting discrimination against transgender workers and job applicants. watching gas prices this
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morning. as the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is up three cents. according to triple a fuel gauge, the national average is at 3-23. here in california, we are seeing a state average of 3- 59. in san francisco, 3-65. in oakland, 3-56. and in san jose, 3-55. after a new york commuter train derailment killed four people, two federal lawmakers want trains to be outfitted with cameras pointed at engineers and at the tracks. this is video of the derailment from last sunday.
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senators charles schumer of new york and richard blumenthal of connecticut held a news conference sunday at grand central terminal. the national transportation safety board has suggested the cameras. the railroad administration hasn't immediately responded to messages seeking comment on the idea. a lawyer and union leader for the derailed train's engineer have said he briefly nodded off or experienced a daze at the controls. more than 60 people were injured. up next on the kron four morning news. we're keeping an eye on the cold temperatures in the bay area. we'll have live team coverage coming up. the cold is causing a lot of problems for the homeless. so far four people have died in the south bay.
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welcome back. we're keeping an eye on the cold temperatures in the bay area. we will have live team coverage coming up. and it's causing a lot of problems for the homeless. so far four people have died in the south bay. we'll have more on the temperatures and a moment but first a traffic check up with dan. >>: southbound 101 near san antonio northbound lanes. expect delays. in multiple car involved. reports of people slain and a broadway because of this accident so
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expect delays. chp has just arrived on scene. we don't have many details but 1 01 north by expect delays. and lanes to be blocked through that area. bay bridge toll plaza no accidents. westbound 92 coming back towards one on one of the ways but the see if the weather is going to change and check in with air cover. >>erica: a little warmer this afternoon but then a gradual warming trend which will carry us into the weekend. we're just below freezing. san francisco at 40 degrees and oakland actually warm compared to a lot of us at 43. 10:00 tonight. temperatures will be back in the thirties. expect another frigid morning. another round of
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subfreezing temperatures for it i will talk about what to expect tomorrow morning and a look at the 7 day around the bay coming up and about 15 minutes. >>mark: thank-you very much erica. there have been casualties with the cold weather. so far four people have died in the south bay. facilities are expanding beds to accomodates the kron four's terisa estacio has more from san jose. >>: i am in front of one of the facilities trying to help the homeless on this very cold morning. i'm joined with the ceo of the facility. you all were near capacity i should say overnight. tell me about some of the resources that you ought to try to help out with those people who live out on the streets.
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>>: what we've been doing over the course of the weekend is distributing hundreds of a thermal blankets. information about where to go and where to come. we are stay later- spain opened earlier in the morning so that we don't release people so cold. >>: were you guys and there are at capacity? >>: in sunnyvale we were a little bit over capacity. >>: sunnyvale is where children can go. >>: yes. as fact we have a family vehicle out on saturday from an encampment with small children under the overpass at 87. they went into the sunnyvale armor reached this weekend. we have a place for them any more permanent facility starting tomorrow. >>terisa: is there anything that the public can do to help you guys as you are trying to help those people less fortunate? >>: we still need blankets and socks so if people want to donate that would be
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great. we also need financial support this is a large crisis and we are here for the entire winter not just this particular cold snap. >>terisa: thank you very much. at the latest men's santa clara county terisa estacio kron4 knows. >>anny:happening right now. on the roads, black ice. it's something you'll want to keep an eye out for on your morning commute. kron four's yoli aceves has more details from lafayette. yoli? not too bad on this section of highway 24. i write off of central's lafayette's. you can see the sun is shining. so what ever possible black eyes that could have been around this area probably has melted off at this point. but as you mentioned the sign is still up and i think it's because parts of 24 were the hillsides cast a shadow on the roadside. that is where
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you might possibly find some issues with black eyes. and that's why the suns probably still up. especially if you get closer to the caldecott tunnel. still areas in the shade. temperatures are going up and the sun is up but it is still very cold. so be aware if you're going to highway 24 leading up to the caldecott tunnel be a little bit more careful in case there is still some black eyes on the road. it anny? >>anny: ok yoli, thank you for that live report. >>james: and many of you have been sending us your cold weather pictures. -here's a viewer hose in napa with the water frozen!! - and a kitty trying to stay warm right next to the heater. -ice on the roof tops. -a viewer bumdled up in the giants blanket! and this littler critter trying to keep warm in his blanket too!
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we want to see what it looks like in your community. send us your photos to breaking news at kron four -dot-com. >>anny:the sonoma county sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a 13-year-old santa rosa boy is back on duty this week. deputy erick gelhaus thought andy lopez was carrying a real assault rifle - when in fact it was a replica. the shooting has led to numerous protests. gelhaus underwent mental health screenng and was cleared to come back to work. he will be on a desk
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assignment while an investigation determines whether he committed any lopez's family has filed a lawsuit. coming up. tens of thousands of activists are protesting in the ukraine today. we'll take you to the riots protests are happening. stay with us.
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thousands of riot police in full gear have moved into the center of the ukrainan capital of kiev. where an estimated 100 thousand opposition activists have been occupying a city administration building and a central square. president viktor yanukovych has faced weeks of protests after shelving a treaty with the european union last month to focus on ties with moscow. a rally on sunday drew the protestors calling for the president's ouster and for closer ties with europe. not russia. the government has been demanding that the protests disperse. the pro-eu protestors tore down a statue of lenin u.s. defense secretary chuck hagel has arrived in pakistan for meetings with prime minister nawaz sharif. hagel is is exploring ways to address common threats and help promote the stability of neighboring afghanistan. u.s. relations with pakistan have been strained because of drone strikes and military operations along the pakistan- afghanistan border, though there have been some signs of improvement. hagel flew to pakistan from afghanistan, where he visited u.s. troops but
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declined to meet with president hamid karzai, who has rankled the u.s. by refusing to sign a security agreement before year's end. former san diego mayor bob filner will be sentenced today on felony and misdemeanor charges. filner pleaded guilty in october to charges related to placing a woman in a headlock, kissing another woman and grabbing the buttocks of a third. in a plea agreement, prosecutors say they will recommend that he get three months of home confinement and three years of probation. the 71-year-old democrat left office august 30, amid widespread allegations that he sexually harassed women.ex-san diego mayor in southern california today, thousands of social workers in los angeles county will join the picket line. some 36-hundred department of children and family services workers started striking last week after contract talks broke down. workers are upset over heavy workloads and pay.
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today, up to 10-thousand department of public social services workers are expected to join the strike. a union spokesperson says the social service workers provide essential support for working class families transitioning from welfare to work. live and all other center three have one more freeze morning. i'll keep you updated with the rest of the conditions throughout the week when the kron4 morning news returns.
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slick, icy conditions are being blamed for an 8-car pileup in kansas city, missouri.
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witnesses say the driver of a car hit an icy patch, ran into a wall and caused a chain reaction.
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four people were taken to the hospital -- including a child. no word on their conditions. and take a look at these pictures out of the south. this is in arkansas. the icy, snowy weather spanning from texas to the
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more wintry weather expected to persist making it hard on air travelers. the storm -- which canceled more than 32-hundred flights yesterday and delayed thousands more -- has already led to the cancellation of more than 13-hundred additional flights today and >>: just check the bay bridge toll plaza where we've seen some incremental improvement. the main lights remain on ever still backed up. san mateo bridge could be affected by this one on one end to that. right now, through the tolls east bound has been in good shape all day. golden gate bridge looking well as well. >>: time now for dyeing and dish with vicki liviakis. >>: i don't know about you but how the days for me means permission to indulge my sweet tooth. executive
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chef lincoln person. -- carson. everything we do here as about the entire experience. we have pumpkin seeds squash with chocolate ginger. we have our day cake with ice cream. >>: some of the spices are like thanksgiving and christmas and everything go rolled into one. >>: i think it's that time of season. we are all about using season no fine arts >>: i'm here with the lead. what did you just corporate and i just pour it a direct bordelais her of cider. i think cider is something a lot of people overlook and it's so good. it's kind of
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good for you because its sparkling purges. this one also suspects light kick to it. really kind of clean and sweet flavors. it's like an adult sprites. >>: and they make a wicked holiday version of a grasshopper. he's the master. what makes it a holiday. >>: we are going to do a brandy base. we're taking that crammed with 11 a slice of ram.
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>>james: hundreds of children and san mateo will be getting an extra special visit from santa this christmas. the san mateo sheriff's department traveled miles to the cup cash and toys for their annual stuff a blessed event yesterday. santa and his team made stops in half moon bay at the redwood city target, and that the bridge point to his arrest to pick up the nation's to fill a charter bus careened the toys are then stored in a warehouse and the cash will go toward buying more games. >>anny: temperatures still very chilly although we will warmouth a little bit.
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>>anny: if you want to help some critters here at home, animal shelters and santa
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clara county are lowering their adoption fees. as part of their " home for the holidays " campaign there are looking to find more dogs and cats families of their own. cost which normally range from 90 to $120 will be dropped to just $12 through new year's eve. the fee covers pay and neuter clause, microchip, shot and other costs. the shelters hope to find homes for more than 1300 animals for the new year. the country's largest professional wrestling event is coming to santa clara in 2015, along with thousands of wrestling fans from around the world. santa clara mayor jamie matthews and the san francisco 49ers are set to hold a news conference tomorrow morning to announce a major event at levi's stadium in the spring of 2015. word is that event is wrestlmania 31. an event that draws in fans from around the country and even around the world. that could bring 60,000 wrestling fans to the bay
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area in the spring of 2015, millions for the local economy taken a look at the box office numbers. movie-goers wanted to be "frozen" at the movies over the weekend. the animated feature led the box office taking in 31 point 6 million dollars. beating out the wildly popular sequel to the hunger games. here's a look at how other movies did. the "hunger games, catching fire" had topped the box office for the last two weeks, but slid to second with 27 million in its third week of release. and the steel-town drama "out of the furnace," starring christian bale and casey affleck, posed no challenge for the bigger blockbuster holdovers. it opened in third place with 5 point 3 million. thanks for joining us. we
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will see you tomorrow at 4:00 a.m.. dr. phil is up next. thanks for watching. [son] all right,she has no idea.
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